Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Football: Next level rivalry: Comparing the impact of Wildcats, Fighting Illini on the pro game

November 23, 2021

Football Before he was scoring 42-yard touchdowns for the Detroit Lions, running back Godwin Igwebuike suited up on the opposite side of the ball.  Igwebuike roamed the defensive backfield as...

Players in white jerseys raise hands in celebration near fans wearing red.

“It had a Super Bowl-feel”: Remembering Northwestern’s 28-25 victory over No. 9 Nebraska 10 years ago

September 30, 2021

Football Jeff Budzien was part of the team that won Northwestern’s first bowl game since the 1949 Rose Bowl. He was the kicker for the squad that faced No. 4 Ohio State, a matchup that drew ESPN’s...

Football: The most memorable stops on Pat Fitzgeralds journey to 100 wins

Football: The most memorable stops on Pat Fitzgerald’s journey to 100 wins

October 27, 2020

Football When asked to comment on the significance of reaching the 100-win plateau at Northwestern, Pat Fitzgerald paused and became emotional. He pulled out a list of all the captains he’s had...

Football: With nearly four dozen starts under his belt, Thorson establishes himself as Northwestern great

Football: With nearly four dozen starts under his belt, Thorson establishes himself as Northwestern great

October 26, 2018

Mick McCall has been coaching college football since 1979. In those 40 seasons, for all the players he’s coached, he’s never seen one take notes like Clayton Thorson. “I don’t know how many...

Clayton Thorson (left) scans the field, while Trevor Siemian throws the ball. Siemian is in his second season as the starting quarterback for the Denver Broncos while Thorson has strong pro prospects.

Football: Point-Counterpoint: NFL careers for Northwestern gun-slingers

September 26, 2017

Football The joint rise of current Northwestern quarterback Clayton Thorson and NU alumnus Trevor Siemian’s strong early start in his second season under center for the Denver Broncos got The Daily’s...

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